Q: Completely stopped running, does not turn on or do anything. What could it be?

asked by on

My 2000 suzuki esteem completely stopped working. I was driving home and it just went out. She has regular check ups and everything seemed to be fine. I can't even get her to do anything. Stop lights don't work, I have tried settting it to neutral but that doenst work either. Lets just say I put the key in turn it and it doesnt even make a noise. I thought it was the battery but I tried a jump start and it gave enough electricity. I tried to see if it was a fuse, then changed the one that was broken and it still did nothing. If anyone can help me in figuring out what could it be I will truely apreciate it. Thank you!

My car has 60000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

You stated that you replaced a blown fuse. This fuse can be the circuit that is having a short circuit. You should have a mechanic come and scan the computer to see if there is codes in memory. The problem can then be diagnosed by the mechanic. Without knowing the fuse that was blown a full diagnosis cannot be known until inspected in person.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Completely stopped running, does not turn on or do anything. What could it be?

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: my car would stall if I turn on the A/C while idling at a stop... sometimes it would run fine until the engine is not warm

Hello. Most of the time this is caused by a failing air flow sensor or an issue with the throttle body. The throttle body tends to get dirty which causes the throttle plate to not function properly, causing a low...

Q: Do differential and gearbox use the same fluid on a 2000 Toyota Corolla?

No, they are telling you the truth. If it was a '92, then yes. They had differential oil on one place and other oil on another. But on yours, it's all the same fluid. They are telling you the truth...

Q: My Suzuki dies under 3000 RPMS while driving

Your symptoms are similar to a vehicle with a failing idle air control valve or large vacuum leak. In both cases, the airflow is to blame for the change in engine performance. An experienced automotive technician like the ones at...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.